Elkhart County Traffic Safety Partnership will conduct increased patrols and a high visibility enforcement zone will take place on the northside of Elkhart for the holiday weekend, beginning today.
“Officers from all agencies taking part in the Traffic Safety Partnership will increase patrols with the hope of preventing any alcohol-related injures or deaths,” said Elkhart County Undersheriff Sean Holmes. “We hope everyone enjoys their weekend celebrations and that they use designated drivers.”
Driver injured in two-vehicle crash
According to LaGrange County police, a 2004 Pontiac driven by Judy K. Shotzman, 56, Howe, rear ended a 2003 Ford driven by Bobie L. Jordan, 27, LaGrange, who was turning west on 200 North from Ind. 9. The crash occurred at 2:47 p.m. Wednesday. Shotzman did not have the turn signal activated and complained of head pain according to police.
• A 17-year-old student at Goshen High School, 401 Lincolnway East, Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole his bicycle at 8 a.m. Wednesday while parked at the school.
• Shamlis Draper, 201 N. Cottage Ave., Goshen, reported to Elkhart County police someone stole his blue 2014 Valeno mo-ped after cutting the locked cable secured to a bike rack. The incident occurred at 3 p.m. June 27.
• Michael Grand, 16815 U.S. Hwy 6, Syracuse, told Elkhart County police someone made entry into a locked detached garage on his property by unknown means and took possession of his 1995 Lefthander race car that occurred at 10 a.m. May 1.
• Troy Scott, 201 N. Cottage Ave., Goshen, reported his 2014 blue Bahama Zip scooter was stolen from his residence between 8 a.m. Tuesday and 5 a.m. Wednesday to Elkhart County police. A rain jacket, gloves, shirts, and potassium pills were in the scooter storage area.
• Ellen Callender told Elkhart County police someone removed a long yellow extension cord at 116 Walnut St., Bristol, at 8 a.m. June 28.